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Re: Emacs doesn't load .emacs

From: Hendrik Bilges
Subject: Re: Emacs doesn't load .emacs
Date: 2 Nov 2006 16:54:22 GMT
User-agent: pan 0.108 (Mama's Little Joyboy Loves Lobsters, Lobsters)

Am Thu, 02 Nov 2006 16:22:53 +0100 schrieb Martin Jost:
Hi Martin,

> So -no-site-file might be a try.

You were right :)

> If you want to hunt down a site-start.el, You can use the command
> "describe-variable" to get the value of the variable "load-path" (this is
> the mentioned standard search path for Lisp libraries) You will get
> somehting like this:
> load-path's value is
> (""/pd/emacs21.4/share/emacs/21.4/site-lisp"
> "/pd/emacs21.4/share/emacs/site-lisp" "/pd/emacs21.4/share/emacs/21.4/leim"
> "/pd/emacs21.4/share/emacs/21.4/lisp"

$ locate site-start.el

$ less /etc/emacs/site-start.el
load "auctex.el" nil t t
load "preview-latex.el" nil t t

There doesn't seem to be anything suspicious, hmm? May be in some of
those other files?:

$ locate *start*.el

I'm still beginning to understand these Lisp files, so I could need some
help. I uploaded the codes of


/etc/emacs/site-start.d/50autoconf.el here:

/usr/share/emacs/21.4/lisp/cus-start.el here:

> HTH - and keep trying, emacs definitely is worth it !

If I wouldn't believe that I would have given up a couple of hours ago ;-)

Thank you all for your help so far!


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